Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
危ない JLPT 5
Kana Reading
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    adjective (keiyoushi)
    dangerous; risky; hazardous; perilous; precarious
    Example sentence
    おい走る危ない」「?・・・わっ、わ、うわわ~~~っ」「あーあー言わんこっちゃない Hey! It's dangerous to run here. "Eh? ... A-a-Aaah!!" "Oh dear, what did I tell you?"
  • Parts of speech
    in danger; in jeopardy; critical; grave; at risk
    Example sentence
    危ないですから拾いますよ」「大丈夫から・・・いたっ!」「ほらいわんこっちゃない That's dangerous, I'll clear it up. "It's OK ... Ouch!" "Look, didn't I tell you so?"
  • Parts of speech
    uncertain; unreliable; insecure; unsteady; doubtful
    Example sentence
    彼女危ない Her life is in danger.
  • Parts of speech
    close (i.e. a close call); narrow
    Example sentence
    危ない His life is in danger.
  • Parts of speech
    interjection (kandoushi)
    look out!; watch out!
    Example sentence
    見て危ないいいました He looked at me and said, Watch out.

Examples of 危ない, あぶない in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


6 strokes

dangerous, fear, uneasy

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